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Art Gallery of New South Wales opening celebrations

When

Every day, 10am to 10pm Saturday 3 December 2022 to Sunday 11 December 2022

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Nine days of free art, music, performances and talks to celebrate the opening of our new building.

Join us for a free program of exciting events and cultural experiences as we celebrate the opening of Sydney’s newest landmark – the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ stunning new building, designed by award-winning architects SANAA.

A huge range of performances, talks, tours and workshops is set to bring many forms of art to life. Highlights include a concert in the Domain headlined by Grammy-nominated international pop star Ellie Goulding, supported by Australian artists Meg Mac and Electric Fields; a nightly drone show over Woolloomooloo Bay created by Kamilaroi artist Reko Rennie; and a series of conversations with artists, creatives and thought leaders held at the Art Gallery.

Image: Exterior view from Woolloomooloo of the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ new SANAA-designed building, featuring Yayoi Kusama 'Flowers that Bloom in the Cosmos' 2022 © Yayoi Kusama, photo © Brett Boardman

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